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it to horrible use and ruin people's lives and cause so much harm to people and hurt them so bad. >> how is the community doing? there were several vigils i saw last night and there have been smaller ones over the last couple of days. have those vigils been helpful? >> i think so. there's been so many things said just trying to help people and everyone is just really understanding about everything right now so just realizing how supportive people are and how everyone is really coming together helps a lot. >> it does. that's good to know. you both seem very calm to me and almost a little too calm. i'm wondering if there's going to be a point where it hits you hard. you have a bullet in your chin. >> yeah. >> in your face and doctors have said they don't want to ever take it out. how are you holding up? >> just grateful it didn't hit anywhere else. i mean, i've heard stories of people getting hit in the head and arm and leg and i picture myself in their shoes going through my circumstances if i were to get hit in the arm, my sports career would be done. leg, same thing. anywhere else, i'm
reasonably well, as well as could be expected under the circumstances. she would not talk with us about where they are physically located right now. citing concerns about their safety. but to repeat, she is going to come out and read a prepared statement, and the most extensive comments from the family since this shooting happened last week, suzanne. >> and do we have any sense, casey, of what their emotions are? what they are actually experiencing now? have they expressed remorse or get or surprise? >> really all we have is from last friday when the family released through local police officials a statement expressing their condolences to all of those who were impacted by this tragedy. also requesting privacy for the family at this time, but we do not have anything in detail in terms of their emotions and the reaction to this horrific crime that their son is being, a about to be charged with, suzanne. >> we will keep a close eye on that attorney and the statement that they will make later today. thank you, casey. we have in depth coverage of the court appearance by james holmes and of course
in the middle east with the u.s. stepping up its presence around syria providing more help to the rebels. how far will our government go? we'll have a live report from the middle east. >> but first, of course, our top story here. the man accused of one of the worst shooting massacres in u.s. history will make his first court appearance in a few hours. police say it could take months before we know why he carried out this senseless act of violence during a midnight movie premier. 24-year-old james holmes accused of killing 12 people, wounding 58 people including mothers, fathers, members of the military, even a 6-year-old girl. eight are still in critical condition this morning. >> we are learning that budding scientist allegedly was planning this for months. his apartment was rigged with trip wires, gas canisters that a gun range owner was so scared by him that he rejected him a month ago. and it could have been a lot worse. had a rife well a 100 round drum magazine not jammed. >> we begin with jim spellman in colorado where we'll see the shooter appearing in court. the big question is why. w
on a medication or something? or is he aware? can you tell us something that would affect his demeanor that seemed -- >> we would have no information about that. that is something that would not be shared with us. >> as the district attorney here, and long time prosecutor, from the outset, does this seem as though it is a slam dunk case given the evidence that you have amassed so far? >> i would say there is no such thing as slam dunk case. it is a case where we are still looking at the enormous amount of evidence, and we would nef presu -- never presume it is slam dunk. we will work hard on this case to prosecute it just like any other case. >> and what about what he was arrested on? >> i am aware that you are not an officer, but was it your decision, would this be a death penalty case? >> i don't think that is a case that can be made in the abstract. there is so much that victims have to take into account, and victims will be impacted by that decision in an enormous way for years if, if the death penalty is sought. that is a very long process. that impacts their lives for years. and so they will
only puts us in a place where we can't move forward. >> reporter: so a variety of emotions when it comes to forgiveness. i was pretty blown away that most of the people i talked with said we have to forgive not only, you know, for all of the victims but for us as a community to move forward. and also as you mentioned the president some rarts themarks t stood out to me, he said "he'll wipe away every tear from their eyes and that shall be no more." we need to start healing. we need to start moving forward. but we'll never, ever forget this. >> poppy harlow in aurora where they are showing an enormous capacity, extraordinary capacity for forgiveness. thank you, poppy. >>> a lot of courage, right, to be able to face that. if you want to help out go, to givingfirst.org. there you can find several nonprofits supporting victims andthe aurora movie theater shooting. >>> the hammer set to fall on penn state. just a day after the statue of joe paterno came down, coming up what the naacp is expected to do in the wake of the jerry sandusky child abuse scandal. i wiped the floor with the gu
're not discussing admissions. i will tell you that based on what he told us, we were concerned about his apartment. >> reporter: we know he had loud music playing. we've heard that maybe it was a timer and that he set it to start playing around midnight. the question is i have is did he start playing loud techno music to draw a cop call? >> we can't possibly know what he intended to do right now. i've been told by the bomb experts if someone opened the door, it would have triggered the device. >> reporter: if that had happened before the theater incident, that could have diverted a lot of your resources. >> potentially, yes. it would have been two simultaneous crises at once. >> reporter: do you have a wife and kids, chief? >> i do. my daughter was at the premiere of "batman." in another theater. so yes. >> reporter: i didn't know that. same theater complex? >> no, no. >> reporter: have you had the chance to hug your daughter? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the reason he wanted to talk to us is to make sure everyone knows how proud he is of all of the officers on his force. and this community is proud.
. >> reporter: good morning. we're in front of the arapahoe county courthouse, where the suspect is behind us in solitary confinement. later, he's going to be taken by an underground tunnel to the county courthouse. that happens later this morning. james holmes won't be charged today. prosecutors have three days to file the actual charges. at least 71 of them, one for each victim, and probably more. 12 people died. and several others were hospitalized in critical condition when the gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater showing the latest batman movie, "the dark knight rises." in the months between the arraignment and the eventual trial, holmes could face a competency evaluation. for the first time, we're seeing and hearing the suspect in exclusive video obtained by abc news. it's holmes, just after his high school graduation making a presentation at science camp. >> i came here tonight. people like to have a superpower. i might let them have more fun. >> reporter: we're told the suspect is not cooperating and is in solitary confinement. last night, the people of aurora heard first fro
. >> use that vice president to raise money and take on the president. >> has he hold you who it's going to be? >> no, he hasn't. but i expect a call later today. >> ernie ells is a major champion again. >> i think i'm going to blow that thing off. ♪ >> welcome to cbs this morning. we begin with the latest on the largest mass shooting in american history. alleged gunman james eagan holmes is due in court this morning. >> jeff is at the scene of the shooting in aurora, colorado. good morning to you, jeff. >> reporter: good morning to you and our viewers across the west. we watched a vigil last night, an extraordinary outpouring of support here in aurora. this as the president reminded the nation about the resolve of the human spirit. >> even in the darkest of days, you know, life continues, and people are strong and people bounce back and people are resilient. >> reporter: the president arrived here sunday afternoon, first meeting privately with families of those who died and those injured. and he shared a heroing tale of heroism. stephanie davies and ally young were there when the gunm
for a little shopping. a baby bear wandered into a sears store. >> and all that matters. >> use that vice president to raise money and take on the president. >> has he told you -- >> no he hasn't. but i expect a call later today. >> on "cbs this morning." >> ernie els is the champion again. >> i'm supposed to go to canada, but i think i'm going to blow that thing off. but i think i'm going to blow that thing off. [ laughter ] captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with the latest on the largest mass shooting in american history. alleged gunman, james eagan holmes is due in court this morning. >> jeff glor is at the scene of the shooting in aurora, colorado. good morning to you, jeff. >> reporter: norah, good morning to you. last night we watched a vigil here, an extraordinary show of support for those here in aurora. this as the president reminded the nation about the resolve of the human spirit. >> even in the darkest of days, life continues. and people are strong. and people bounce back. and people are resilient. >> the president arrived here sunday afterno
admissions. based on what he told us, we were concerned about his apartment. >> reporter: we know he had loud music playing. we heard it was on a timer and set it to start playing around midnight. the question is did he start playing techno music to draw a cop call? >> we can't possibly know what he intended to do right now. i've been told by the bomb experts if someone opened the door, it would have triggered the device. >> reporter: if that could have happened before the theater incident, it would have diverted the theater response. >> it could have been two simultaneous crisis. >> reporter: do you have a family? >> i do. my daughter was at the premier of batman at another theater. >> reporter: i didn't know that. another theater complex. >> another theater in aurora. >> reporter: have you had a chance to hug your daughter? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the reason he wanted to sit down and talk, he wants to convey how proud he is of his officers and the community is proud, too. last night at the prayer vigil, i saw a lot of officers getting hugs from strangers. at the end of the night, savannah
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